Lenovo has pulled the wraps from its latest Vibe K5 series line up at MWC. This time around, Lenovo has prepped up two variants, namely the Vibe K5 and the Vibe K5 Plus. Both the devices share most of the innards except for the display and the SoC. Just like most of the other Lenovo smartphones we have seen recently, the Vibe K5 and the K5 Plus both are bestowed with dedicated audio engines and Dolby Atmos enabled speakers, making them the multimedia focussed smartphones.


The Vibe K5 Plus comes equipped with a 5-inch FHD display and is powered by a Snapdragon 616 processor clocked at 1.5GHz and mated with 2GB of RAM, the graphics part is managed by Adreno 405. On the storage front the K5 Plus offers 16GB of Internal storage along with a microSD card that can accommodate an extra 32GB. The K5 Plus comes with a 13-Megapixel primary snapper and a 5-Megapixel fixed focus front sensor.

Further, the K5 Plus is backed by a 2750mAh battery pack and will run on Vibe UI with Android Lollipop 5.1 at its core. The device comes with usual set of connectivity features including 4G LTE, Dual SIM and will retail in Platinum Silver, Champagne Gold and Graphite Gray colors.

Lenovo Vibe K5 is a watered down version of the K5 Plus and it comes with a 5-inch HD display as opposed to the FHD one in the K5 Plus. Under the hood, the Vibe K5 is powered by the Snapdragon 415 clocked at 1.4GHz and paired with 2GB of RAM. Apart from the aforementioned differences, the Vibe K5 resembles the K5 Plus in most of the other aspects. Both the phones however also come with a swappable aluminium casings which will be available in a host of colors. The devices seem to be aimed at buyers seeking good mid-range performance with some emphasize on the multimedia features.

The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus and the K5 both will be available from March and will be priced at $149 (apprx. Rs 10,240) and $129 (apprx. Rs 8,866).

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Mahit Huilgol is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and is a Technology and Automobile aficionado. He ditched the Corporate boardroom wars in the favor for technology battle ground. Also a foodie by heart and loves both the edible chips and the non-edible silicon chips.


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